39 Dead In Attack on Istanbul Nightclub

39 people were killed and at least 40 were wounded when two gunmen opened fire in a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s Eve celebrations on Saturday night. Read more

London – Girl, 9, Faces Being Shunned By Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Group For Eating At McDonald’s

A nine-year-old girl faces being ostracised by an ultra-orthodox Jewish community after her mother allowed her to eat McDonald’s fast food and go to a mixed-sex gymnastics class, a court has heard. Read more

Monsey – Councilman Dan Friedman Jumps off Bear Mountain Bridge In Apparent Suicide

ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY — Former Ramapo Town Councilman Daniel Friedman died jumping off the Bear Mountain Bridge Friday morning. Read more

Police: Ron Lauder Says He Gave Netanyahu Gifts

The police have been waiting for five days for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to coordinate a time for him to be questioned over corruption allegations, but expect to send investigators to question him under caution in the next few days, TV reports said Saturday night. Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing. Read more

Jewish Arizona Family Finds Menorah Twisted Into Swastika

On Friday morning, a Jewish family in Chandler, Arizona woke up to find their 7-foot-tall Hanukkah menorah twisted into a swastika, reported local news station ABC15. Read more

Sydney – $260M ‘Cocaine Cowboy’ Put His Whole Life on Social Media

Helicopter rides, a Cobra sports car and a bikini model girlfriend were all part of the glamorous life caught on Instagram of one of the alleged members of Australia’s largest cocaine cartel. Read more

Two Expelled Russian Diplomats Among FBI’s Most Wanted

Among the dozens of Russians punished this week by the Obama administration over election-related hacking, the FBI has pegged two as cybercriminals among the most wanted on the planet. Read more

Brazil Police Detain Wife of Murdered Greek Ambassador Amiridis

Police in Rio de Janeiro have detained the Greek ambassador’s wife and three other people on suspicion of involvement in his murder. Read more

Israel Warns On Travel To India, Citing Immediate Threat Of Attacks

Jerusalem – Israel’s anti-terrorism directorate issued a travel warning for India on Friday, citing an immediate threat of attack to Western and tourist targets, particularly in the south-west of the country. Read more